At the meeting Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt had with Sri Lankan ambassador he asked whether Sri Lanka was able to rebuild the country and bring the country to normalcy after it was affected by Tsunami in 2004 and also after the country has managed to overcome the three decade long ethnic conflict.
Congress leader from Mon District N Yona Konyak said the issue concerning the areas of the ENPO that culminated to the demand of a separate “Frontier Nagaland State” was very much genuine. “We should admit that there is chronic negligence by the Governments to this region over the years,” he disclosed.
A new national research institute will be established in 2013 - Sweden Science for Life Laboratory. The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and AstraZeneca announced today that they will contribute considerable financial support to the project.
The second Test between England and Sri Lanka commenced at P Sara Oval Colombo on Tuesday. England is desperate to take home the victory at the end of Day 5, having lost four consecutive Tests till now and are will be looking to break their dry spell they have been facing since their Test series in U.A.E against Pakistan.
India on Tuesday hoped the US announcement of $10 million bounty for 26/11 attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed will put pressure on the Pakistan government to take action against the founder of the Lashkar-e-Taiba.
Terming as "alarmist" a media report that the Army moved two units towards Delhi in January without informing the government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said such reports "should not be taken at face value".